FIRST AIRED: February 27, 2018

Nice work! Enjoy the show!


You’re busy. We get it.

Stay on top of the news with our Editor’s Picks newsletter.

US Edition
Intl. Edition
Unsubscribe at any time. One click, it’s gone.

Thanks for signing up!



>> Google is betting on babies, dogs, and artificial intelligence for a new camera it's launching this week called Google Clips. You clip it on to a table or a bag of flour. And it's supposed to figure out on its own when there's a good picture, and click creating a seven second video that can produce a photo as well.
I'm Reuters' Jane Lanhili here in San Francisco with our Google reporter Paresh Dave who got this Google Clip to test out. It's pretty light but it'll set you back 250 bucks. So Paresh, who does Google think will buy this?>> Google designed the Clips camera for pet owners and parents.
And they optimized the camera, so they trained this computer chip on the camera to recognize faces of dogs, cats, babies, and smiles in general. And the idea is to capture those candid moments in between the photos you'd normally take with your smartphone. But there is three big challenges here for Google.
One, price, second, the privacy concern, and third there is no microphone on this device. Google's aim here is really to commercialize AI, and here is an attempt for them really trying to marry hardware and software. Put in to a package that people will really go after.>> To try it out, Paresh tracked down a dog.
You can watch it on the phone in real time, and here's what Google Clips shot. It missed the key moment as the camera can't move. Maybe the next iteration can have a moving camera that can follow the dog as well.